Bachelor In Paradise Spoilers: Chris Harrison Reveals That Cody & Michelle Coupling Is Most Surprising In Show’s History, Opens Up About Possible Reunion Special

In a recent interview, Chris Harrison opened up about Bachelor In Paradise.

The show’s host said that the recent coupling of Cody and Michelle is the most surprising in the franchise’s history.

“Cody and Michelle are the most surprising couple ever in the history of the show,” Harrison told “I got to know Cody pretty well and I’ve known Michelle for awhile and I told her to see where this goes and she did. I have to give her credit. It’s been fun to watch.”

When asked if Jackie deciding to keep Jesse over Marquel was a bad decision, Harrison said that neither was the right one for Jackie.

“Yes and no. Yes, it was a bad move because obviously Jesse is a playboy and a player and using and abusing,” Harrison said. “But no in that Marquel wasn’t the right choice either. God bless him, but whether it’s that he’s not interested or has no game, you’re like, “Ohhh, wow.” You can tell he’s a little uncomfortable with physicality, and he told every woman he hugged [when they arrived], like, warning them before he touched them. Even when he got his one kiss, he warned her. It’s like the way I talked to my kids when I was feeding them strained carrots; he did everything but made the choo-choo sound when he was coming in for a kiss. Would it have been great to have Marquel around another week because he’s a good guy and we like him? Yeah, but it wouldn’t have made a difference as far as a relationship goes.”

Finally, when asked if a reunion special is in the works, Harrison was non-committal.

“We are in heavy talks. As I said, if there was ever a show that needed it, it’s this one. So we’re desperately trying to figure it out.”

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